Developed in collaboration with the famous watch media Revolution, Frederique Constant’s seminal technical breakthrough, the Slimline Monolithic Manufacture, is now dressed in a rosé-inspired color palette with oversized Breguet numerals in this exclusive limited edition. The Frederique Constant × Revolution Slimline Monolithic FP(S) or Future Past (Salmon) willbe made in just 100 examples and will come with two straps, a black calf leather strap with a deployant buckle, and an additional grey calf leather strap.
The Slimline Monolithic FP(S) embodies
the vision of reliable, modern and lasting
watchmaking. Its single monocrystalline round
silicon wafer complemented by two regulation
weights replaces the 26 components of a
standard assortment - including the lever, the
balance wheel and the balance spring.
Almost indestructible, the Monolithic
oscillator is the guarantor of long life.
Since monocrystalline silicon requires no
lubrication, using this material eliminates
the main weak points of traditional balance
wheels and springs. It is 100 % anti-magnetic,
withstands temperature variations, is less
sensitive to gravity and is four times lighter
than a traditional assortment. The lack of a
mechanical coupling reduces friction and wear
of the components. Therefore, less force is
need to drive the escapement wheel and the
Last but not least, the angle of its amplitude,
which is six degrees as opposed to a traditional
balance wheel’s 300 degrees, consumes so
little energy that even though it beats 10
times faster than a normal watch at 288,000
vibrations per hour or 80 beats per second,
it consumes far less energy. In the same
movement with a traditional oscillator, the
watch would have 38 hours of power reserve.
In the caliber FC-810 with the Monolithic
oscillator, you have 80 hours of power reserve.